128 Bit Madness

Get your own 128-bit number here!
Speaking of which, what would happen if I designed a system which used a digital rights management system with my own 128-bit number and used this system to spread the HD-DVD 128-bit number? Then they would have had to cracked your system to know that you had cracked their system… Does the legal system just blow up into an infinite loop at this point?
Speaking of which, how many bits of the number do you have to publish? What if I leave off the last five bits? What about if I create a superposition of numbers such that with a one in one hundred chance you get the right 128-bit string? Is publishing such a quantum state a violation of the DMCA?

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1 Response to 128 Bit Madness

  1. Surely what’s good for 128 bits is good for 1. I call 0. And 1 too if it’s available. I’d also like the |+> state

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